Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
By:
Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
The savings habits of American consumers raised eyebrows in 2005 when it was widely reported that the personal savings rate tracked by the Commerce Department actually fell to zero. It seemed like an event with potentially ominous repercussions, especially when you consider that Americans saved 10.8 percent of their after-tax income in 1984. That rate has been drifting downward ever...
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Joel L. Naroff, JE Feature
The good news is that the labor market is solid; the bad news is that the labor market is solid. And while that may sound like an economist joke, it isn't. What should make us all smile is that the economy is now an efficient job-creation machine: U.S. businesses and governments added a very respectable 211,000 new positions in March...
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By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Many of us in this country, and certainly in the Delaware Valley, long for the day we can be in business for ourselves. That fact was quite evident recently as dozens of men and women sat in the auditorium of the Federal Reserve Bank in Center City recently minding their own businesses - asking questions and helped along by the...
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By:
Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
There are multiple factors that come into play concerning the health of a real estate market. A buyer and seller need to be aware of where in the real estate market cycle they find themselves. If you are a first-time home buyer and you feel that the market is slowing down for sales, you may wish to "time" your purchase...
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Israel has long known that its highly educated and entrepreneurial workforce constitutes its greatest natural resource. Now a growing number of Israeli companies are offering American organizations high-quality business solutions and professional services at prices that are significantly lower than in the United States. To promote this emerging trend and encourage more Americans to take advantage of Israeli talent, the...
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